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Conference: 21 - 22 November 2021
Conrad DubaiDubai, United Arab Emirates

Conference: 21 - 22 November 2021
Conrad Dubai,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

BUILDING RESILIENT EDUCATION BUSINESSES

Facilitating networking and partnership opportunities between investors, education-related business owners and regulators across the Middle East, Africa & Emerging Markets.

Want to showcase your products or expertise to the MENA education sector?

The Education Investment MENA conference, a part of Ex MENA, returns to Dubai in-person this year. We have very limited branding, thought leadership and exhibition opportunities available - contact Karim Bawani today at sponsorship@informa.com for more information and secure your space.

Connect with the education business community

The Education Investment MENA conference is the premier meeting point for education business stakeholders. Uniting Regulators, Educators, Investors, Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Solution Providers who want to expand their organisations in the region and beyond, the conference facilitates networking and partnerships across the breadth of the education sector.

With a focus on investing in new geographies and sectors, the 2021 edition will feature local and international speakers providing new perspectives, investment opportunities and insight into the most inspiring business cases. Each year, dozens of partnerships and deals are instigated at the event, uniting both international and domestic capital with innovative business providers.

NOT JUST A CONFERENCE! EXPERIENCE 3 DAYS OF CONTENT, CONNECTIONS & COLLABORATION

100+

Qualified Attendees

80%

Education Investors, Operators & Business Owners

40+

Inspirational Speakers

20+

Hours of Transformative Insight & Networking

20+

Countries Represented

3

Days of Networking & Insights

REPOSITION YOUR BUSINESS FOR FUTURE GROWTH: REFLECT. RETHINK. REBOOT.

Attend the MENA region's leading education investment event.

Learn from the best

We bring together the individuals and businesses who not only know, but also shape the private education investment markets in MENA.

Develop new networks

We connect the entire market in one place - including analysts, LPs, GPs, VCs, direct and online education delivery providers, edupreneurs, financiers, Ministries and regulators.

Chase alternative returns

Our sessions this year focus on alternative segments – including SEN, Online Education, EdTech, Low Fee Offerings, Student Accommodation and more.

Explore opportunities in emerging markets

Join our fireside chat sessions and interactive panel discussions to discover opportunities present in  K-12 and higher education across a variety of emerging markets.

Meet the regulators

Get insight from representatives of Bahrain, Oman and Saudi Arabia to explore business opportunities

Take the conversation beyond the conference

Join our Cocktail Reception, Interactive Sessions and Round Table Discussions that will enable you to engage with your peers in an safe, relaxed and informal environment.

WHO YOU WILL MEET

Education Investment MENA truly unites the region's entire private education industry.

Ministries

Education, Labour, Skills, Central Government, Local Authorities

Investors

Private Equity, Venture Capital, Impact Investors, Family Businesses, Investment Authorities

Private Education Business Owners

Kindergarten, K-12, Higher Education, Vocational, Technical Training

Financiers

Development Banks, Retail Banks, Investment Banks

EdTech Companies

Start Ups, Manufacturers, Software Providers, Edupreneurs

Professional Service Providers

Legal, Financial, Staff Development, Management

SEE WHAT'S IN STORE


Get a glimpse at the insightful conferences, seminars and countless networking opportunities as they unfolded at EdEx MENA 2019. 
Watch our video to get a taste of what captivated our audience in 2019 and see the calibre of education leaders that you can connect with this year.

Sahar Al Masri

Specialist - Planning & Market Research

Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC)

Well organised, good topics, knowledgeable speakers.

Conference: 21 - 22 November 2021
Conrad Dubai,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS & RESOURCE LIBRARY

Access informative education investment content including white papers, infographics, articles and more.